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NBA 2K22 Season 8 Patch Notes Explained

Season 8 has officially dropped in NBA 2K22. With the game cycle slowly coming to a close, new Dark Matter cards and changes to the game have been add
Season 8 has officially dropped in NBA 2K22. With the game cycle slowly coming to a close, new Dark Matter cards and changes to the game have been add / Photo Courtesy of 2K Sports

Season 8 has officially dropped in NBA 2K22. With the game cycle slowly coming to a close, new Dark Matter cards and changes to the game have been added.

Here, we'll break down all of the things to expect once you've updated NBA 2K22 to Season 8.

NBA 2K22 Season 8: End Game and New Cards

End Game cards in NBA 2K22 are new cards that have received the biggest boost in ratings, making them the most dominant cards in the game.

In the official courtside report for NBA 2K, the developers said: “All attributes rated at 99, all 80 possible badges at the Hall of Fame level, and the best jumpers, dribbles, and finishing animations you could ask for. These cards do-it-all, and three more are being added as rewards in Season 8!”

So far, the end-game cards we know of are the following:

  • Scottie Barnes
  • Magic Johnson
  • Nikola Jokic
  • James Harden
  • Chris Webber

These players will also be handed Invincible rewards as part of the Season 8 update:

  • Unlimited Galaxy Opal Tier – Invincible Grant Hill
  • Triple Threat Online: The 100 – Invincible Pete Maravich
  • 2,000 Triple Threat Wins – Invincible Dominique Wilkins
  • Triple Threat Vault – Invincible Elgin Baylor
  • Season Ascension – Invincible Darryl Dawkins
  • MyTEAM: Draft – Invincible Jerry West
  • Dark Matter Token Reward Market – Invincible Julius Erving

Lastly, to celebrate the legacy of the Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal's dynamic duo, the pair wil each receive special Dark Matter cards in Season 8.

The W Online Rewards

The Courtside Report also noted rewards coming for The W Online. “This Season, lean on their expertise and knowledge to help you gain an advantage in The W. Reach the Hall of Fame tier and you’ll be rewarded with their contacts, including a Takeover Perk Picker."

MyCAREER Updates

New rewards and content are also available in MyCAREER. New Gold Goggles, Gold Basketball Jersey, Gold Long Shorts, Gold Arm Sleeve, Gold Hat, Gold Tee, and a full Gold Suit have been added as available items for you MyPLAYER, as well as a new Slime skin for your Go-Kart as a level 30-reward. Lastly, the Dash2K I shoes are new to purchase, giving your player a major speed and agility boost when navigating The City.